Books tagged: autobiographical poetry

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Inheritance
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 8,460. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011 by Sibling Rivalry Press. Category: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
Poetry. LGBT Studies. The autobiographical poems of Steven Reigns's INHERITANCE introduce us to the gains and losses of a true American family and detail the bequests of the shadows that linger. Reigns glosses over nothing to reveal the secrets that turn suburbia into a coming-of-age battlefield.
Palabras in Each Fist
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Price: Free! Words: 6,550. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
These poems twirl their skirts as they explore bi-cultural identity, growing up, a young mother's struggles, and the limits of language. Half Guatemalan and half Anglo, the speaker worries about "black-topped boys with butterscotch skin" who whistle at her, but loves how flowers "explode into curls of crepe." She doesn't understand Spanish or why tragedy jabs into our lives, but still she sings.